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'''Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori''' (; August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italy|Italian physician and educator best known for the Montessori education|philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in some public and private schools throughout the world.
Birth date{{birth date|1870|8|31}}
Birth placeChiaravalle, Marche|Chiaravalle, Marche, Kingdom of Italy|Italy
Death date{{death date and age|1952|5|6|1870|8|31}}
Death placeNoordwijk, South Holland, Netherlands
Resting placeNoordwijk, Netherlands
Known forFounder of the Montessori method of education
EducationUniversity of Rome La Sapienza Medical School
OccupationPhysician and educator
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